Researchers at the University of Birmingham in England report they’ve come up with a formula that can predict where someone will be based on data analyzed from that person’s smartphone.
Smartphones, as sophisticated as any laptop or desktop computer, are also just as thorough in retaining all sorts of personal information that can be mined by others who buy a used phone.
A Federal Appeals Court judge in San Francisco was set to hear arguments Thursday in a long-simmering legal battle between the city and the wireless industry.
Two teenage boys were arrested earlier this month after allegedly robbing a BART rider of a cellphone in San Francisco, a BART police spokeswoman said Tuesday.
A Bay Area yoga instructor says she is out of a job after a nonverbal attempt to enforce a no cellphone policy during a recent session at Facebook.
Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan insisted a recent search for his son’s stolen iPhone should not be seen as an example of preferential treatment.
Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.
A man was arrested on suspicion of lewd conduct in Petaluma on Wednesday after allegedly being caught masturbating in his car, police said.
Two men accused of robbing and fatally shooting a 29-year-old San Pablo man Tuesday now face murder and second-degree robbery charges with gun enhancements, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.
Two men were arrested in San Pablo Tuesday on suspicion of fatally shooting a 29-year-old man and stealing his cellphone, according to a police sergeant.